World accountancy congress paves way to adoption

20 November 2014 in Blog posts

Important themes were raised during the World Congress of Accountants in Rome, attended by 4,000 people from 150 countries. But two of the most pressing issues, frequently cited by leaders from all sectors, were planning for the long term and making effective use of data and technology. These illustrate a shift in outlook in business …

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Public sector takes up the transformational challenge of Integrated Reporting

17 November 2014 in News releases

New initiative launched at World Bank conference Public sector organizations from around the world will come together in a unique initiative designed to help them improve transparency and build trust through Integrated Reporting <IR>. The Public Sector Pioneer Network was launched today at the World Bank Public Sector Integrated Reporting Conference in Washington, where experts …

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Paul Druckman’s speech at EY’s Financial Reporting Outlook

17 November 2014 in News releases

Paul Druckman, CEO, IIRC delivered the following speech at the Financial Reporting Outlook 2014 conference, I was reading about someone the other day who was meticulous about reducing waste. So particular was he that each morning he would squeeze the toothpaste tube so hard that his fingers would hurt. Then, one day, he realised that …

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October Newsletter

31 October 2014 in Newsletter

In this issue: IIRC calls on G20 to endorse B20 recommendations Mark Carney declares support for <IR> Japanese Government endorses <IR> IIRC Working Group wraps up New Climate Economy Report: Businesses should adopt <IR> Framework <IR> at the World Congress of Accountants Global Management Accounting Principles

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Carney: Integrated Reporting provides chance to address “tragedy of horizons” – the great risk to economic stability today

28 October 2014 in Blog posts

Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the Financial Stability Board of the G20, introduced a new phrase into the lexicon of economic risk management when he addressed an Integrated Reporting themed seminar at the World Bank recently: the “tragedy of horizons”. This is the market failure brought about by the …

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Carney and Badré put Integrated Reporting on the agenda

10 October 2014 in News releases

Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, and Betrand Badré, Managing Director and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer will discuss how Integrated Reporting <IR> facilitates transparency and financial stability at the annual meetings of the WBG and IMF on 10 October in Washington. They will look at how <IR> aims to improve the …

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September Newsletter

3 October 2014 in Newsletter

In this issue: <IR> Business Network launched B20 calls on IIRC to make corporate reporting conducive to long-term investment Realizing the benefits: The impact of Integrated Reporting SEBI calls for industry-led roadmap to <IR> adoption Investor call for <IR> World Bank convenes Public Sector Pioneer Network conference ICGN Global Governance Principles <IR> and the Scottish …

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Integrated Reporting and the independence debate

3 October 2014 in Blog posts

Over the last few weeks, and particularly the last weekend, the eyes of the world have been on Scotland – a country of just over 5 million people.  Today we are absorbing the result of the historic referendum campaign and the decision of the Scottish people to reject independence and remain part of the United …

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How are you promoting <IR>? AICPA insights

29 September 2014 in IIRC's news

An interview with Amy Pawlicki, Director – Business Reporting, Assurance & Advisory Services and XBRL at AICPA, (the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants). Why does your organization support <IR>?  We believe that a core purpose of accounting institutes around the world is to enhance the quality and relevance of corporate reporting, evolving and enhancing content …

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New research on Integrated Reporting

24 September 2014 in News releases

New research on <IR> highlights major breakthroughs for business, and better engagement with investors Two research studies released today demonstrate the significant changes to behaviour triggered by Integrated Reporting <IR>. They reveal strong evidence of positive impacts on business engagement with external stakeholders, strategic benefits including better decision-making, and the importance of Integrated Reporting in helping …

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